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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Luderitz, Namibia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Luderitz...

Luderitz is a coastal city in Namibia. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 15137 people. The water temperature around Luderitz varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 10°C (49.9°F) in October up to 14.2°C (57.6°F) in the month of December, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since Luderitz is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Luderitz?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Luderitz is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Luderitz. A spot that might be worth checking out is Elizabeth Bay, which is about 21km (23.5miles) away from Luderitz. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Elizabeth Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Luderitz are Hottentot Bay, which is 37.9km (23.5miles) away, and Spencer Bay, located ca 66.4km (41.3miles) from Luderitz.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Luderitz. A good beach nearby is Elands Bay, which is 433.6km (269.3miles) away from Luderitz. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Melkbosstrand, which is approximately 524km (325.5miles) away from Luderitz.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Luderitz?

The average water temperature around Luderitz is definitely cold, around 12°C (54°F), with only little changes throughout the year. Hence, a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Luderitz. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are . It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of November, December, and January.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Luderitz?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (49-58°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Luderitz: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Luderitz...

Do you know what the the city Lezignan-la-Cebe in France, the city Allumiere in Italy, and the city Cairnlea in Australia have in common with Luderitz? Click on the links to find out...